New York City Ghetto Fish Market
A bustling market of mainly Eastern European Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side of NYC on Friday morning, May 1st, 1903 .
Run time 2:13Sponsor Edison Mfg. Co.Audio/Visual silent, black & white
Copied at 20fps from a 35mm print preserved by the Libary of Congress.
Photographer: James Blair Smith
September 6, 2006
Nice old clip..great pic for that period
What a nice shot for that early period. 1903? Mmmmmmmmm
November 6, 2005
A step back in time
I was fascinated watching this clip of, mostly likely, immigrant people buying and selling in a fish market on the lower East side of New York City in May of 1903. So many untold stories of so many struggling and courageous people.